Tea room owner invites Norwich City squad for breakfast to show her support. But what can we do to boost the Canaries’ morale?

Action from last week's game against Manchester United. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd Action from last week's game against Manchester United. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Thursday, May 1, 2014
10:01 AM

The owner of a popular Loddon tea room has invited the entire Norwich City squad to visit her cafe for a free breakfast before the end of the season in a bid to boost morale and show her support for the Canaries.

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Caroline Dwen, who has run Rosy Lee’s Tea Room for almost 15 years, also believes her café is lucky after it was named one of the best tea rooms in the country by The Times in 2011, and hopes some of her luck could rub off on the Norwich players.

Norwich City take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday before their last game of the season at Carrow Road against Arsenal on May 11. They desperately need to pick up points to escape relegation.

Mrs Dwen said: “I’m a Norwich fan, one of my waiters Jack is a die-hard Norwich fan and all our customers are Norwich fans.

“Recently everyone has been a bit down and disappointed with the results, but we want to show them how much support there is for them, not just in Loddon but in the whole of Norfolk.

“It would be lovely if they came to visit us for breakfast, and I know it would make a lot of local fans very happy.

“We just want to do anything we can to help them stay in the Premier League.”

For the full story see tomorrow’s EDP.

• Have you got any suggestions of ways to boost the Canaries’ morale before their final games? Email amy.smith@archant.co.uk or post your comments below.

4 comments

  • Yes the whole of the first team squad can come round my house Sunday lunch time and have some good old Norfolk Dumplings, followed by good old Spotted dick and custard..

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    Footyboy16

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

  • Good on you Caroline, morale is whats needs tackling. I also would like to offer the team a communal game of Bosseln, at any time they'd like, we have a team ready and prepared to show them how its done. For those who don't know the game, have a look online. Its also a good game to introduce to Londoners, currently enticed by a leaflet to 'talk to each other' on one day in August. I can guarantee they talk to each other after 200 yards of playing the game.

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    ingo wagenknecht

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

  • A nice sentiment from some decent fans. I think I'd boost their morale by making them work in a normal job for normal pay for a while so they realise how privaliged they are to be pulling on the Norwich shirt ;-)

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    GossVolley

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

  • Do I smell some free promotion here?

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    KeithS

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

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